UPPSC 2017 P1

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In [Astana] SCO summit= India full member.

>SCO headquarter= Beijingfounded in 2001. 


Full members of SCO: 
China
Russia
Four Former Soviet Countries (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan.)





 Jim Corbett National Park= 1936


Anti- tobacco day= 31 May





• Tropical forest= Silent Valley
• Conifer forest= Himachal Pradesh

• Deciduous forest= Rajasthan





•Lowering voting age from 21 to 18= 61st Amendment


*• Curtailment of power judicial review= 38th Amendment


• Abolition of Right to property fundamental right= 44th Amendment






Members in Rajyasabha
• Kerala - 9

• Odisha – 10

• Gujarat - 11
• Karnataka - 12


[Trick: KO GK]




Rajya Sabha First Constituted in [1952 ]

>Dr S. Radhakrishnan= First Chairman of Rajya Sabha






 Zonal councilAdvisory + Unconstitutional Body.

>set up Under States Reorganization Act, 1956

>Chandigarh= Included under Northern Zonal Council.





• [Zabt]=land revenue in Deccan= reign of Akbar (1556-1605)



 [Tirthankara]
• Adinatha (Rishabhanatha)= Bull  (1st)


• Parsavnatha=  Snake (23rd)


• Mallinatha – Water Jar
>eminent critic, known for his commentaries on 5 mahakavyas of Sanskrit



[Jinnah] + Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad : supported Swaraj Party in Central Legislative Assembly in pre-independent India





Cold ocean currentCanaries + Humboldt + Oyashio


Warm current= Agulhas
Indian Ocean.




Border with Israel= Syria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, 

[Tricks- SE JL ]


Correct chronological sequence
Champaran Satyagraha+ Ahmedabad Mill Strike +

Kheda Peasant struggle+ Satyagraha against Rowlatt Act,





Salem Steel Plant (Unit of SAIL)=NOT close to raw material area.

>raw material e.g. Coal from Dhanbad.




Idukki= Hydroelectric project

Ghatprabha= Irrigation project

Ramganga: Multipurpose project




 [Waterfall]
• Dudhsagar - Mandavi

•*Duduma waterfall= Machhkund (Jalaput Dam)=Andhra Pradesh


Gokak=  Ghatprabha






[Gondwana] system =90% of coal of India




[Shifting Cultivation]
•* Western Ghats= Kumari

•* North-east India= Jhum

•* Madhya Pradesh + Chhattisgarh=  Dahiya


• South-east Rajasthan- Waltre




 [City]         [River]
Khartoum (Capital of Sudan)= Nile

Brazzaville (Capital of Congo)= Zaire

Rotterdam (City in Netherlands)- Rhine

• Paris- Seine





Diastase enzyme breakdown of starch into maltose.




 Tartaric acid= grapes, tamarind, banana.




Dolphin = largest brain in proportion to its body size.

>most smart creature among all animal kingdom.



 Stones present in gall bladder = affect digestion of [fat]
>Calcium deposits= gallstone.





New Development Bank= established in China by BRICS countries.



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Unskilled labour in Uttar Pradesh =Rs. 5750



G-20 summits 2019= Osaka japan




Global gender equality index= India: 95

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Sex ratio as per Census 2011

India-  940

Haryana- 879 (Lowest)




Industry Centre
• Sports goods= Meerut

• Matchbox = Bareilly

• Brassware=  Moradabad

• Wood carving=  Saharanpur




UNO, definition of absolute poverty in=1995




Social development under UNESCO held in= 1st world summit: Copenhagen

>1995


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11th BRICS Summit 2019= Brasília, Brazil.


Saraswati Samman 2018= K Siva Reddy





Forest Research Institute= Dehradun

• Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute=Jhansi

• Central Arid Zone Research Institute - Jodhpur

• Indian Agricultural Research Institute – New Delhi




Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter in air= Size: less than 5 μm [microne]





9 Agro Climatic Zones in Uttar Pradesh





order of biological organization_  simplest to most complex.
Population →Community → Ecosystem →Landscape




[United Nations] General Assembly= 2018-2028 as International Decade for Action on water.





Optimum CO2 concentration_ for natural balance in atmosphere=
0.04%




• Amount of rain depends on= [Humidity in atmosphere].





 maximum plant bio-mass=
Swamp & Marshes>[Tropical Rain Forest] > Coral Reefs



Forest Conservation Act enacted in=1980





President Keeps Bill Pending (neither ratifies nor rejects nor return) _not take any action on Bill= Pocket Veto.




4th ScheduleAllocation of seats in Council of States (Rajya Sabha)

*>12 members= nominated from art, literature, science.





**Concept of Union of States in Indian Constitution= Australian Constitution.




Judicial Review borrowed from= US Constitution.





Sarkaria Commission= To Review existing arrangements b/w Union + States. 

>Chairmanship of=  R.S. Sarkaria + B. Sivaraman + {S.R. Sen} (Member)




model code of conduct = to be followed by political parties as soon as an election is announced.

• Model Code of conduct= Enacted by [Election Commission of India.]



[president] = empowered to form Inter State Council.





Policy cut Motion = Budget demand is reduced to Rs. 1

Economy cut motion – Budget demand be reduced by a specified amount.

Token cut Motion= Budget demand is reduced by Rs. 100


>Vote on account= interim permission of parliament to spend money.





3rd schedule
a) oath of office for a Minister for Union.
b) oath made by Chief Justice of Supreme Court.
d) oath made by Member of Parliament.

>Oaths & Affirmation of Judges of SC, HC & CAG, Candidate contesting in Election of Parliament Members of Parliament, Members of Parliament & Union Cabinet Minister.




Bullock Capitalist= Farmers who are rich




Article 21
>Protection of Life & Personal Liberty
>Pollution of quality of water

right against sexual harassment at workplace, right to reputation,

right to livelihood, right to social security & protection of family,

right to health, right to medical care, right to clean environment etc.




Kanheri Caves= group of caves + rock-cut monuments= Mumbai




*[Francisco Pelsaert] Dutch= visited India during Jahangir.






*Last ruler of Jaunpur stateHussain Shah




Barabar Hill Caves= oldest rock cut caves= Mauryan Empire =
Bihar.




Matsya Mahajanapada = Rajasthan

>Capital= viratanagar.





• Gandhar Art=  Kushanas

Junagarh Rock inscription= Rudradaman I

• Milinapanho= Menander

•*Taxila inscriptions= Patika







Deccan Kisan revolt=  1875

*Sanyasi revolt=  1770- 1820

Kol uprising=    1832




*[Raja Ram Mohan Roy]= opposed Jury Act of 1826.





**Dutch trading center= Surat, Bharuch, Agra, 

Coromandel (East Coast of India) + Malabar region (Southern Part of west coast)






Gopal Krishna Gokhale= Servants of India Society
1905




*Jatiya Sarkar formed in= Midnapur, Bengal
1942




Which trial drew sympathetic comments from = [Albert Einstein, H.G.Wells, Harold Laski & Roosevelt in favor of convicts]

Meerut conspiracy case
1929






[Macaulay] remarked about East India Company.

=“The Company is an anomaly but it is part of a system where everything is an anomaly”.






[Uttar Pradesh] = lowest proportion of Scheduled Tribes (0.57)

>Mizoram =highest proportion of Scheduled Tribes (94.43).




*Oil capital of Europe= Aberdeen

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[Colorado Plateau] = Largest Plateau in North America.



*[Alauddin Khalji]= Defeated by Kakatiya Rulers at Warangal= Battle of Upparapalli.


Kakatiya Dynasty (1163 – 1323)= capital: Orugallu (Warangal).




India’s deepest port = Paradip

Kandla Port (Deendayal Port)= Kutuch, Gujarat




*Red Sea = Example of [Axial Trough].



*• Balco=  Korba
• Hindalco- Renukut

• Indian Aluminum company= Hirakud

• NALCO=  Koraput




*• [Ludwigs Canal]= inland waterway in Southern Germany.

>It Connects Danube Basin + Rhine Basin.





Large coffee plantations= Brazil [Fazendas]




*capital of Equatorial GuineaMalabo

*Jackal have Paw.= animal's hooves not found





Rani Jhansi maritime National Park=  Andaman district.
>founded in [1996]


 [brain] =not feel pain_pricked by needle= no Touch Receptors.




Artificial satellite can be tracked very precisely from earth by using = [Doppler effect].

• Doppler radar is a specialized radar that uses Doppler effect.





consumption of electricity 
E = number of bulbs x power of each bulbs x time
= KWh




Mobile phone charger= step down transformer




• Opium= fruit

• Hing= Root

• Rubber- Stem

• Quinine- Bark



Television viewers using dish antenna to receive satellite signals do not receive signals during rain because of

>small size of antenna, 
>rain droplets absorb energy of radio waves, 

>rain droplets disperse energy of radio waves from their original direction.





*Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana= Social Security Act 2008 =unorganized sector workers

>beneficiary= Below Poverty Line family.





• [Angel Investors/ Venture capital/ Crowdfunding/Private Investor/seed Investor] = Provide capital for startup in exchange for Ownership Equity.


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